CONCERN FOR THE GRASSROOTS Sanchuan Development Association (SDA), a distinguished NGO in Qinghai, has been committed to assisting impoverished communities in eastern Qinghai over a fifteen year period. During this period, nine foreign embassies, nine ten international foundations, and many international friends have assisted in implementing more than 160 projects with total value of about seventeen million RMB. These projects have benefitted more than 200,000 people. Project work is the... Topics: Sanchuan Development Association, SDA, Minhe County, Haidong Region, Mangghuer, Tu, Monguor
Thank you, Kalle Mattila, Kaarina Sergejeff, and Nadja Nowak of Finland; and Gloria Gonick of the USA. You helped 43 households (284 Tibetans) each receive a solar cooker in Yaklong Village, Guide County, Qinghai Province. Solar cooker recipients were selected who had no solar cooker, who were poor, and who lacked people able to collect fuel. Each recipient household provided 30RMB (43 solar cookers x 30RMB/household =1,290RMB). This local contribution, plus the contribution of 7,410RMB from... Topics: solar cookers, solar energy, Guide County, Hainan Prefecture, Qinghai Province
Dear Kalle Mattila, Kaarina Sergejeff, and Nadjia Nowak, We express sincere gratitude for your help and support with this project that has brought important, positive change to the lives of 113 people (25 families) from Zeku County who have been recently resettled in Three River Village, Tongren County, Huangnan Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, Qinghai Province, PR China. The officially given reason for resettling the community was to address overgrazing and desertification in the areas of the... Topics: solar energy for Tibetan communities, solar cookers, Reb gong, Tongren, Three River Village, rural...
Stuart, Kevin and Hu Jun. 1993. That All May Prosper: The Monguor Nadun of the Guanting Region. ANTHROPOS 88, 15-27. (Published electronically with the kind permission of the Anthropos Institute.) Abstract: Religion and an agricultural economy combine to create a belief that NADUN, a village-level festival in the Guanting/Sanchuan Monguor Region, is important to ensure a good harvest and safety to man and animals. This is a detailed study of this festival; origin, organization, schedule, and... Topics: nadun, Mangghuer, Monguor, Tu, Minhe, Sanchuan, Guanting, Qinghai, Asian folk culture and religion